Welcome to the As Good as Gold Website

As Good as Gold - Golden Retriever Rescue of Illinois is a membership-based, volunteer-supported 501(c)(3) non-profit organization; and we invite you to browse our website to learn more about As Good as Gold.

What We Do That Makes A Difference - Our Mission

As Good as Gold - Golden Retriever Rescue of Illinois is dedicated to the rescue, care and adoption of abandoned, mistreated or unwanted Golden Retrievers.  In addition, As Good as Gold educates Golden Retriever guardians and the general public about the importance of spaying/neutering, positive training methods, diet and exercise, appropriate medical treatment, and humane care.

To demonstrate its ongoing commitment to the core values of integrity, honesty, fairness, openness respect, and responsibility, As Good as Gold has formally adopted a Statement of Values and Code of Ethics to which all board members, staff, and member/volunteers will adhere.
  • Our values support a rewarding experience as a member, volunteer, or partner.
  • Our respect for other ethical rescue groups promotes good working relationships.
  • Our best practices support sustained growth and organizational effectiveness.
  • Our passion enables small miracles for the dogs and the people who love them.

Click here to access our 2012 Annual Report and here to access our 2013 federal 990 report.